High military command in Venezuela now publicly stating support for Nicolas Maduro. Says military backs Maduro. Without army support, US government backed opposition cannot take control. by salvia_d in WorldPolitics

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weird, not a single mention of the 2002 coup anywhere, which was so very similar.

Top question if the US media was free and actually did their job: How much did the "National Endowment for Democracy" pay up this time? In 2002 they brazenly backed the military coup with millions, despite valid & democratic elections.

U.S. will seek extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada by magnora7 in WorldNews

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For those who don't know - there's a global push to purge Chinese components from 5G networks, and beyond.

Huawei wasn't bowing (low enough) to US/aipac demands for a total boycott of Iran, so off the market they go.

Not a good day for the free market concept.

Death Of Russiagate? Mueller Team Tied To Mifsud's Network by TheWebOfSlime in TheWebOfSlime

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You know it's a major development when all of mainstream keeps silent about it.

Btw. the J Mifsud story is a good lesson in "connection-baiting", a useful tool for derailing political/social movements:

1) identify junior & ambitious member of staff

2) approach target and present tantalizing offer to make secret connection to power-elite for mutual gain. Stage meeting with fake rep. Target enjoys higher relevancy (and gets to play 007) for a little while.

3) take down target for either: colluding with power-elite - OR denying said collusion

either way target is toast

Saidit is becoming an echo chamber by wizzwizz4 in SaidIt

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Very valid point. Lots of other online forums have suffered the same treatment. The attackers usually follow the same script:

1 post something super racist

2 upvote said post to top spot

3 discredit the site by calling them out on racist post - "see this shit they upvote?"

U.S. will seek extradition of Huawei CFO from Canada by magnora7 in WorldNews

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Another factor is surveillance, of course. Only NSA-approved equipment will be used in western 5G networks, for our own safety, I guess.

Nothing is More Racist Than the War on Terror: This weekend Americans were outraged over an incident in which a mob of white kids taunted a Native American elder in Washington, DC. Racist ignorance is the signature of the nearly 18-year long War on Terror that a majority of Americans support. by Orangutan in WorldNews

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too true. And what's the natural offspring of this supreme racism?

Neo-colonialism

Both Somalia and Afghanistan are now ruled by (ex) US citizens, hand picked & approved by the cia and flown in from the mother country to rule the new provinces of the empire.

Meanwhile France is back in Mali & Niger, alongside the us...

Times Reporter Spoke At Event Organized By Alabama Dirty Tricksters by bablarb in politics

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clever plot - create a bot army to follow your opponent.

Call out bot army.

Win

Trump lawyer Giuliani says Iran's government will be overthrown by bablarb in WorldNews

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Fears Israel has shot-down Russian spy plane during raid on Syria by r721 in WorldNews

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Why are we ok with Israel bombing Syria?

Why only 6k views? weird by bablarb in funny

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duh, I confused upvotes with views. TIL I'm not the brightest bulb in the bulbstore